Thursday, April 26, 2012

Salton Sea shrinks: Ecosystem in danger The largest inland body of water in California is shrinking and sending out an SOS signal in the form of increased salinity and piles of dead birds and fish..
. Contine reading.

1 comment:

  1. Several years ago, I read Tom Bissell's insightful and entertaining 'Chasing the Sea.' As I read about the shrunken and toxic inland sea, I was amazed at the neglect and failure of Uzbekistan and Kazakstan to save this resource that provided sustenance to ecosystems, industry, and recreation.The complexities differ--but now in the US --we have our own shrinking inland sea.


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